Police Should Not Wear Body Cameras

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If you pay attention to the news, you have probably heard about police brutality. There are almost constant reports of police abusing their power and, consequently, injuring those that they are meant to protect. Police should not be required to wear body cameras while on duty! Why should they be monitored to make sure that they are properly doing their job? Why should they be expected maintain the same standards that they enforce on others? Why should there be a way to hold them accountable for their actions?
Currently, there is a movement to make all police wear body cameras while on duty. This is ridiculous! Police are the enforcers of the law. Obviously, they can’t be expected to set a good example and actually practice what they preach!
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